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Bond denied to teen charged in shootings

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 4:04 PM
Last updated Saturday, Aug 17, 2013 1:57 AM
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Bond was denied Friday for a young man accused of taking part in an alleged gang feud that led to two shootings, the second of which proved fatal.

Dijon Abbott, 17, faces charges of murder, aggravated assault, unlawful street gang activity, reckless conduct and weapon violations. He has been in jail since his July 20 arrest.

In Richmond County Su­per­ior Court on Friday, Assis­tant District Attorney Adam Land said investigators believe Abbott and others members of the 23rd gang were seeking revenge when they went to a birthday party June 29. Abbott has been identified as one of three armed men who fired randomly into a crowd of 50 to 60 people, some of whom were members of the 600 gang, Land said.

No one was injured in that shooting, but on July 18, 19-year-old Marquez Eubanks was killed and 21-year-old Jer­e­my Whitehead was seriously wounded during a party at an East Kensington Drive home.

Defense attorney Richard Bra­vo said Abbott denies any gang affiliation and that he is a high school student with a stable home and family support with no prior arrests.

Abbott denies any involvement in the first shooting, Bravo said, and will claim self-defense in the July 18 shooting. Bravo said Abbott returned fire after being shot.

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rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 08/16/13 - 04:58 pm
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Pass the mustard,
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dijon. I bet you're an honor grad at your local middle school or is that kindergarten?

KSL
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KSL 08/16/13 - 07:36 pm
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Why do these animals think

Why do these animals think every difference needs to be settled with a weapon?

KSL
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KSL 08/16/13 - 07:44 pm
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Denies gang affiliation, but

Denies gang affiliation, but not firing randomly into a crowd of people?

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/16/13 - 08:13 pm
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Doesn't he know it is illegal

to have a gun at 17 years old?

Why wasn't this weapon turned in during the previous gun buy back program?

urright
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urright 08/16/13 - 08:14 pm
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They need to have dance-off's

Like in the Michael Jackson video!

Darby
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Darby 08/17/13 - 12:42 am
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"Why do these animals think every difference

needs to be settled with a weapon?"

.
It might just be because they ARE animals. As such, they don't really think. They rely on instinct alone.

Funny how the prog/libs on these boards get all bent out of shape over taxpayers with concealed carry permits, but go strangely silent when their most reliable voters (and future voters) play shootout at the OK corral.

Meanwhile, most of those with the CCP's have never, and probably will never, fire their weapons in anger or even point the darn thing at another human being.

Young Fred
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Young Fred 08/17/13 - 04:25 am
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I'm thinking -

- of buying up all hotel room space for a week or two. Will resale to Sharpton and entourage when they come down to protest this obvious miscarriage of justice.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 08/17/13 - 07:10 am
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Smaller number envy? The 23rd's envious of the 600's.
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Smaller number envy? The 23rd's envious of the 600's.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/17/13 - 07:35 am
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Buying Motel space

You don't have to buy all the hotels get the best rooms.
Given their income/donation, they don't sleep cheap.

Besides, likely our Downtown commissioners and activists would be fighting each other, to see who would get to have them stay in the their homes.

For Bragging rights come next election.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/17/13 - 07:42 am
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rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 08/17/13 - 10:38 am
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Notice the lack of black responses
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on this story? Cat has their tongue when caught red-handed. lyndon baines johnson and the democrats of the 50's and 60's created this environment. "great society" of black thugs commiting murders and getting away with it because they are underprivilidged. civil rights act act of 1964, voting rights act of 1965 and affirmative action. lee harvey oswald got the wrong "man".

Pops
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Pops 08/17/13 - 04:59 pm
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Dijon always wanted to be

in a gang but was told he couldn't cut the mustard.

corgimom
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corgimom 08/17/13 - 07:03 pm
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Put Al in one of the Gordon

Put Al in one of the Gordon Highway motels, he won't stick around long.

corgimom
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corgimom 08/18/13 - 01:55 pm
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17 years old and in shackles.

17 years old and in shackles.

Where do you go from there?

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